The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 493 599 637
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 421 275 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 348 246 210
Average salary £23,500 £26,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +42 118 £22,500 - 17
Yorkshire +29 70 £23,500 -5.05% 9
London +8 66 £28,000 -6.66% 10
East of England -6 44 £21,750 -14.70% 5
South West +21 43 £25,000 -16.66% 4
West Midlands +9 27 £25,000 +1.01% 5
East Midlands +39 26 £22,500 +12.50% 2
North West +13 26 £21,500 -18.86% 6
North East -17 1 £32,000 +25.49% 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 556 (66.99%) Windows
2 367 (44.22%) Microsoft
3 263 (31.69%) Active Directory
4 240 (28.92%) MS Office
5 228 (27.47%) Windows 7
6 220 (26.51%) MS Excel
7 213 (25.66%) VMware
7 213 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 182 (21.93%) DNS
9 174 (20.96%) MS Exchange
10 154 (18.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 152 (18.31%) DHCP
12 151 (18.19%) Citrix
13 149 (17.95%) ITIL
14 144 (17.35%) TCP/IP
15 142 (17.11%) Windows XP
16 137 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 134 (16.14%) Firewall
18 126 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 113 (13.61%) SQL
20 108 (13.01%) SQL Server
21 100 (12.05%) VPN
22 98 (11.81%) Cisco
23 83 (10.00%) Service Delivery
24 82 (9.88%) Linux
25 81 (9.76%) SLA
26 79 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
27 77 (9.28%) Degree
28 76 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
29 73 (8.80%) Apple

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 174 (20.96%) MS Exchange
2 76 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (7.23%) SharePoint
4 41 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (4.70%) IIS
6 34 (4.10%) Lync
7 24 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.69%) Apache
10 11 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.20%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.48%) GroupWise
16 2 (0.24%) CMS
16 2 (0.24%) WordPress
16 2 (0.24%) SAS
17 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 240 (28.92%) MS Office
2 220 (26.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.36%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.12%) Eikon
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.11%) Office 365
2 16 (1.93%) SaaS
3 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 182 (21.93%) DNS
2 152 (18.31%) DHCP
3 144 (17.35%) TCP/IP
4 134 (16.14%) Firewall
5 100 (12.05%) VPN
6 70 (8.43%) Internet
6 70 (8.43%) Wireless
7 67 (8.07%) WAN
8 61 (7.35%) LAN
9 52 (6.27%) SAN
10 47 (5.66%) Intranet
11 40 (4.82%) VoIP
12 34 (4.10%) VLAN
13 23 (2.77%) IP Telephony
14 21 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (1.93%) ADSL
17 10 (1.20%) Broadband
17 10 (1.20%) Network Security
18 9 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.84%) MySQL
6 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.72%) MS Access
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (1.81%) Toad
2 10 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (6.39%) Finance
2 36 (4.34%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.73%) Retail
4 27 (3.25%) Marketing
5 24 (2.89%) Banking
6 19 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.20%) Legal
8 6 (0.72%) Advertising
8 6 (0.72%) Games
9 5 (0.60%) German Language
10 4 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.36%) Military
11 3 (0.36%) Local Government
11 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.65%) .NET
2 14 (1.69%) XML
3 13 (1.57%) XSL
3 13 (1.57%) COM+
4 11 (1.33%) HTML
5 8 (0.96%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.48%) EDI
7 2 (0.24%) Middleware
7 2 (0.24%) LAMP
8 1 (0.12%) Java EE
8 1 (0.12%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.12%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.12%) WSH
8 1 (0.12%) COM
8 1 (0.12%) CSS
8 1 (0.12%) SOAP
8 1 (0.12%) XSLT
8 1 (0.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.30%) Blackberry
3 25 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.65%) iPhone
5 17 (2.05%) iPad
6 14 (1.69%) Streaming Media
7 10 (1.20%) EPoS
7 10 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.72%) PDA
10 5 (0.60%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.60%) Streaming Video
10 5 (0.60%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.48%) Kindle
11 4 (0.48%) iSeries
11 4 (0.48%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.24%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 556 (66.99%) Windows
2 228 (27.47%) Windows 7
3 213 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 154 (18.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 142 (17.11%) Windows XP
6 137 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (9.88%) Linux
8 68 (8.19%) Windows 8
9 46 (5.54%) Android
10 42 (5.06%) Mac OS X
11 30 (3.61%) Windows Vista
12 28 (3.37%) UNIX
13 21 (2.53%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.45%) Solaris
15 10 (1.20%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.96%) CentOS
17 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (17.95%) ITIL
2 83 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 28 (3.37%) Service Management
4 18 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (2.17%) Performance Management
5 17 (2.05%) ITSM
6 15 (1.81%) ERP
7 14 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (1.69%) Coaching
8 13 (1.57%) Change Control
9 12 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (1.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (1.20%) Time Management
11 10 (1.20%) Data Protection
11 10 (1.20%) CRM
11 10 (1.20%) Change Management
11 10 (1.20%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (0.96%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (0.96%) Customer Insight
12 8 (0.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (13.61%) SQL
2 19 (2.29%) VB
3 17 (2.05%) PL/SQL
4 16 (1.93%) T-SQL
5 15 (1.81%) C#
6 14 (1.69%) VBScript
7 11 (1.33%) VBA
8 10 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.60%) VB6
12 4 (0.48%) C
13 3 (0.36%) PHP
14 2 (0.24%) Java
14 2 (0.24%) C++
14 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.24%) ABAP
15 1 (0.12%) Python
15 1 (0.12%) COBOL
15 1 (0.12%) RPG
Qualifications
1 79 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (9.28%) Degree
3 57 (6.87%) MCP
4 40 (4.82%) MCSE
5 34 (4.10%) A+ Certification
6 23 (2.77%) CCNA
6 23 (2.77%) MCSA
6 23 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (1.81%) MCITP
8 15 (1.81%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 13 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.33%) MCDST
12 8 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.84%) CCVP
14 6 (0.72%) CCA
14 6 (0.72%) HND
15 5 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.76%) SLA
2 27 (3.25%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.81%) QA
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 263 (31.69%) Active Directory
2 126 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.87%) Hyper-V
4 35 (4.22%) XenApp
5 30 (3.61%) vSphere
6 14 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.33%) XenServer
7 11 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.12%) NFS
12 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 17 (2.05%) SCCM
3 9 (1.08%) WSUS
3 9 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (1.08%) NetCrunch
4 5 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.36%) Foglight
5 3 (0.36%) SCOM
5 3 (0.36%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.24%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.12%) DameWare
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.12%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 367 (44.22%) Microsoft
2 213 (25.66%) VMware
3 151 (18.19%) Citrix
4 98 (11.81%) Cisco
5 73 (8.80%) Apple
6 52 (6.27%) EMC
7 51 (6.14%) HP
8 27 (3.25%) Dell
9 23 (2.77%) Symantec
10 18 (2.17%) Oracle
11 17 (2.05%) Avaya
12 15 (1.81%) Mitel
12 15 (1.81%) DataCore
13 13 (1.57%) Veeam
13 13 (1.57%) Sage
14 12 (1.45%) SAP
14 12 (1.45%) Adobe
15 11 (1.33%) SonicWALL
15 11 (1.33%) Google
16 10 (1.20%) Splunk
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